Al-Hilal took the Saudi Football League title after taking a valuable 2-1 victory over Al-Faisaly at the end of the final 30th week of the tournament, at the “King Fahd” stadium in Riyadh.
Al Hilal increased his score to 67 points and surpassed Al Ittihad Jeddah, who tied with his Al-Batin guest with no goals, to raise his score to 65 points in second place.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo took the lead by scoring two winning goals for Al Hilal (7 and 64), and Brazilian Clayson Vieira scored the lone goal for Al Faisaly (70).
Al Hilal won the third title in a row and 18 in its history, and the fifth title in the last six years, achieving the best return in Saudi League history, after separating 16 points from the leaders Al Ittihad.
Al-Ahly and Al-Faisaly’s teams joined Al-Hazm in the relegation journey to the second division, where Al-Ahly had a negative draw with host Al-Ittifaq, while Al-Faisaly lost 1-2 to host Al -Hilal, and Al-Hazm lost to his host Al-Tai with three cleans.
Al-Ettifaq survived relegation at the last minute thanks to the thrilling victory over host Al-Fayha with a clean goal.